"Happiness is not that easy to achieve, but having a handsome husband, a beautiful baby, and a great job helps."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Ellen Pompeo on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Ellen Pompeo on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Ellen Pompeo on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Ellen Pompeo on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Ellen Pompeo on Mahatma Gandhi
"Brains don't really smell, but what's amazing about the brain is that it's almost like scrambled eggs or soft tofu, almost like a gel. The brain controls so much of what we do, but you could put your finger right through it."
"There's a remarkable amount of sexism on TV. When male characters are flawed, they're interesting, deep and complex. But when female characters are flawed, they're just a mess. It's good to put more flawed but interesting female characters out there because it promotes equality."
"We're teaching young girls that this is what they should be focusing on: rich and famous girls who are rich and famous for nothing."
"I was never a person who was introduced to junk food."
"My daily schedule is quite hectic, but I have to put my health first in order to be the best mom and wife I can be."